My 10 year old step son has some problems with bed wetting. He is currently on medication for it, but it doesn't seem to help. We cut out drinks a few hours before bedtime, he's not allowed pop or anything sugary after dinner, etc. to no avail.
We've started making him wear pull-ups to bed, which definitely cuts down on the laundry, BUT, he always throws his peed-filled diapers under the bed. We've made him clean them up again and again, and he STILL does it. Nothing we say or do seems to make him remember to clean them up.
I'm getting so frustrated because every time I go in the boys' room, it stinks to high heaven and I'm at my wit's end trying to figure out how I can get it through to him to pick up his diapers. Advice?
I just read an article on bed wetting. They found that most bed wetting is caused by constipation. The bowels are full so there is less room for urine so they spontaneously go while they are sleeping. Does your son have a problem with constipation? If so, they said to try Miralax for two months & that may solve the problem. Add lots of fiber to his diet as well.
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